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Hong Kong International Literary Festival

It's easy to complain in Hong Kong

We've been alerted to a government complaints service that we have never previously heard of. This is the 1823 call centre, which is open around the clock.

Sunday, 7 October, 2012, 7:52am

Treat for bookworms

Marking an exciting new chapter for children in Hong Kong, the city will be launching the first ever Young Readers Festival in March to let youths rediscover the joy of reading.

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Festival fun for baby bookworms

Next year the Hong Kong International Literary Festival will split into two events to dedicate more time and resources to schools and families.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Become a patron

Tickets to events are available online at www.festival.org.hk. The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival is a not-for-profit organisation and relies on donations. For a HK$380 donation you can become one of the Friends of the Festival and receive advance notice about authors and events, priority booking and access to Friends-only events.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

It's moonlight movies and a meet-and-greet with a Booker Prize winner

Now that the cold weather warning has finally been lifted, organisers of the outdoor Moonlight Movies series at the Cyberport podium have decided to go ahead with the programme this week.

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

The Festival

The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Icons and an iconoclast

There was a buzz of excitement late last year when it was whispered that American giant of letters Gore Vidal would be attending the 2007 Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival.

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Look out for Literary Festival next month

We studied The Diary of Anne Frank in English literature class. The book tells how Anne and her family were forced to go into hiding during the Holocaust.

Literature lessons allow us to analyse the characters in books. Despite her suffering, Anne showed great determination and courage. She is a source of inspiration for us all.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Literary Festival board ousts Vittachi amid acrimony

Prominent author Nury Vittachi has been kicked off the board of the Literary Festival, which he co-founded, after months of acrimony with other members over the administration of the event and the Man Asian Literary Prize, to be awarded for the first time this autumn.

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

SPRING IN THE TALE

WITH LOCAL BARD Dave McKirdy's 50th birthday just a few days off, he could have been forgiven for thinking it had come early. As poets gathered at the Fringe Studio in Central to read verse by such luminaries as Pablo Neruda, Maya Angelou and Seamus Heaney during the Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival last week, it became apparent they were a man short.

16 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

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